Camping with Abraham


From there he moved to the hill country on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. And there he built an altar to the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD. Genesis 12:8

During Germany’s invasion of Holland, Corrie Ten Boom woke up one morning to what she thought was a sound in their kitchen. Her sister Betsie was there making tea. She went down stairs where they had tea, and then made their way back to bed. Corrie, in the dark finds her pillow, and on it (even cutting herself) a large piece of shrapnel that had come through the roof.

 Her sister Betsie repeatedly says, “On your pillow… on your pillow”

Then Corrie replies, “Betsie, if I hadn’t heard you in the kitchen…”

Betsie’s reply is moving. She put a finger over Corrie’s mouth…

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Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.
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2 Responses to Camping with Abraham

  1. granbee says:

    M and T, I have commented on this post over at CB, but as I went back to briefly review, I noticed again how both Corrie and Abraham were building altars to God “Wherever they were set down.” A minister of mine used to tell me that I was always exactly where God wanted me to be. Let us keep those altars moveable.

  2. writinggomer says:

    Great post, thank you!

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